- Associated Press - Thursday, September 17, 2015

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - An Interstate 80 overpass that is more than 50 years old dropped chunks of concrete on an airport shuttle, injuring none.

KSL-TV reports (https://bit.ly/1P3HFtR) Mike Peterson was driving two passengers west on I-80 when the concrete fell onto his hood and put several holes in his windshield. One chunk landed in the front passenger seat.

The three vehicle occupants were not hurt, though they were covered with pieces of windshield glass.

The overpass is one of the Utah’s older structures, having been built in 1964.

UDOT public information officer John Gleason says it appears northern Utah’s water salt and freeze-thaw cycle contributed to erosion over the years.

He said the 13th East overpass was inspected in August 2014 and again Tuesday after the shuttle was struck.


Information from: KSL-TV, https://www.ksl.com/

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